Gulik, R. H. van.
The Gibbon in China. An Essay in Chinese Animal Lore.
Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1967.
First edition. Illustrated. , 123 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original blue cloth titled in gilt. Fine copy including the recording of the calls of the gibbon in pocket on lower pastedown sheet. Custom cloth slipcase Evers, A bibliography of Dr. R. H. van Gulik, p. 20. Item #352340
The curious and facinating last book by scholar, diplomat, and novelist Robert H. van Gulik, who kept gibbons and in whose fictions they sometimes appear. The substantial introduction is illustrated from the author’s photographs of gibbons he knew.
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